Position: Instructors (Part-time/As Needed)

The Leadership Development Institute at UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business is currently accepting applicants for part-time Instructors for the 2024-2025 academic year to teach in custom-designed and open enrollment leadership development programs. Professional expertise (experienced Manager, Director, or C-Suite role) and/or previous teaching experience are required. Advanced degrees preferred. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Leadership development courses are held on campus or at client sites. Some leadership development courses are scheduled during the day; other courses are scheduled for evenings and/or weekends.

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $300–$3,800 per assignment. Instructor compensation is determined by assignment length, participants, budgetary considerations, and other factors. Compensation may be higher than the published range when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

All disciplines are encouraged to apply, including but not limited to: 

  • Leadership
  • Finance
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Analytics
  • Innovation
  • Digital Transformation
  • Talent Development
  • People Operations
  • DEI
  • Change Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economics / Public Policy / Health Care
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Decision Technologies
  • Organization and Management
  • Strategy
  • Executive Coaching


Application Process:

To apply, please submit application through AP Recruit:

Applications should be submitted online and must include:

This is NOT a faculty position. Part-time, temporary assignments are on an as-needed basis. This is an ONGOING recruitment. We accept part-time instructor applications all year long; when the School has a need to fill, we refer to the “pool” of applications on file. Individuals hired to teach these assignments must understand that all such agreements with the University are made on per assignment basis and that the Instructor will be made no guarantee of continual involvement with the University in any capacity.

More information about The Leadership Development Institute can be found at:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States as established by providing documents specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.